- 1.1 [enfermedad/accidente/desgracia] to prevent ayuda a prevenir la caries it helps prevent tooth decay más vale prevenir que curar prevention is better than cure más vale prevenir que lamentar better safe than sorry 1.2 (advertir, alertar) to warn previnieron a los conductores del mal estado de las carreteras drivers were warned of the bad state of the roads
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.